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Author Luna-Martinez, Jose de, 1968-

Title The Germany-Serbia remittance corridor : challenges of establishing a formal money transfer system / José De Luna Martínez, Isaku Endo, Corrado Barberis
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 53 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 80
World Bank working paper ; no. 80
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction and Objectives of the Study; 1. The First Mile; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF BOXES; 2. At the Intermediary Stage; 3. The Last Mile; 4. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations; Appendixes; Bibliography; Map of Serbian Population in Germany and Driving Distances to Belgrade
Summary Serbia has become one of the largest remittance-recipient countries in the world. It is estimated that in 2004 Serbia received US2.4 billion dollars in remittances from Serbian workers in Germany, the United States, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and other countries. This amount represented 12 percent of Serbia's GDP. This report provides an overview of remittance flows from Germany to Serbia and analyzes why a large part of remittance transfers take place outside financial institutions. The study presents a series of recommendations on needed policy changes to facilitate the transfer of remitta
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-53)
Subject Emigrant remittances -- Germany.
Emigrant remittances -- Serbia and Montenegro.
Foreign exchange -- Germany (West)
Foreign exchange -- Serbia and Montenegro.
Form Electronic book
Author Barberis, Corrado.
Endo, Isaku.
ISBN 0821366599 (electronic bk.)
9780821366592 (electronic bk.)